It’s so often true of comics as it is of movies: A project based on a novel or series of novels often has a good, solid story with it. Granted, there will be changes to make the story fit the format, but it will hang together very well. Marvel recently printed a miniseries based on James Peterson’s Maximum Ride books, and I enjoyed it a lot! Some folks might immediately be turned away when they find out these are “young adult” books, but don’t let that fool you. The tale is a good one, worthy of finding an audience among
Moonstone Books has announced it is bringing back Airboy in an all new series written by Chuck Dixon. It’s all part of Air Fighters #1, that hits stands in January 2010. Flying in Airboyâ€™s squadron youâ€™ll see Sky Wolf, Black Angel, Flying Dutchman, Bald Eagle, Flying Fool, Iron Ace and Captain Midnight as they take on the original Axis of Evil in the air, on the ground and anywhere else their fight for freedom takes them. With stories navigated by Tom DeFalco, Martin Powell, Jeff Limke, Len Kody, Mike Bullock and Joe Gentile, the Air Fighters will once again earn
What If? Batman were a young goth school girl and needed a kewl bag to carry her books to and fro? Well, it probably wouldn’t make for a very good comic to begin with, but I would bet this bat-themed backpack would fill that niche for the bat fanatic.
Boom! Studios has announced a new mini-series that delves into a story about a thief with supernatural powers.Â The series is written by Michael Alan Nelson with art by emma Rios. HEXED follows nineteen-year-old Luci Neves, a.k.a. “Lucifer,” a Brazilian thief who specializes in the otherworldy and the enchanted. Ordinary crooks can rob banks. Lucifer’s the girl you call when you need someone to steal a demon’s collar, a feather from an angel’s wings, or the hinges off the gates of Hell itself.Â Luci’s life has been plagued by macabre adventures and ethereal encounters, and now that an ill-satisfied client